Deputy Majority Leader of the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Jibrin Umar has promised to ensure that the Nigerian Film Corporation, Jos, which is under the Ministry of information and Culture is given the necessary attention it deserves in order to contribute it’s quota to the development of Nigeria through film production and also create employment for teeming youths of the society.
‪The Lawmaker who represents Kogi West Federal Constituency stated this in Jos when he was honoured with an award of Excellence by the Radio Television Theatre and Arts Workers Union of Nigeria, RATTAWU, Nigerian Film Corporation chapter held at the Treasures Inn Hotel Jos.
‪Umar represented by member representing Pankshin, Kanke and Kanam Constituency, Hon. Timothy Simon Golu said members will work in collaboration with their counterparts at the senate to make sure that the corporation achieved the mandate for which it was established.
‪The deputy Leader who had sponsored over 500 youths from Kogi State at the Nigerian Film Institute for training in various specializations also commended the management of the NFC for their efforts toward creating Job opportunities for youths in the country, said the award given to him will add more strength to him to contribute better for his constituents and the entire Kogi State.
‪The Managing Director of the Nigerian Film Corporation Engr. Danjuma Dadu disclosed that the corporation has purchase critical equipments and train students on quality film production, which would complete favourably in the international market.
‪He explained that the students of the institute are also trained in film duplication as over 100 computers with animation software has been installed with the aim of developing the capacity of film makers in the country.
‪Chairman of RATTAWU NFC chapter comrade Anthony Gunsur said the event was prepared to honour meritorious service of Excellence for those that have contributed to RATTAWU and NFI in the past and at present.
‪According to him the award is for the association to honour the leaders for their meritorious service to the Nigerian Film Corporation, Jos.

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